iPad mini Mini 5 in Apple Stores?


youknome

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Just ring your local store Apple store up tomorrow and double check.

There appears to be mixed messages here - I was told after the keynote which is tomorrow.
 
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techiegirl

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I was told it’ll be in stores on Friday. Best Buy preorder also says ship on Friday.
 

jt1968

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They never show up in stores before the first delivery date from the online store.
They never show up in stores before the first delivery date from the online store.
That's strange - I ordered my iPad Mini 5 (256GB silver, wifi) online on the Apple Store yesterday, and Apple listed the delivery date as between April 11-15.
 

davideotape

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Best Buy says friday on the online page but i just put in an order and it says “Pickup available on Release Date: Tue, March 26”

I’m trying to make my brain stick with Friday to not get too psyched, rollouts are always a little wobbly.
 

Avenger

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That's strange - I ordered my iPad Mini 5 (256GB silver, wifi) online on the Apple Store yesterday, and Apple listed the delivery date as between April 11-15.
When it first went on sale, the delivery date was this Friday. It has since extended out.
 

pshufd

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If they're in the store Friday, I'll pick one up and cancel my online order. I have three books that I want to read on the new iPad and I haven't ordered them yet. Though I suppose I could order it for my current Mini.
 

fgengineer

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This has been annoying. I have gotten all sorts of different dates for in store availability. T-mobile says tomorrow, but if you order online, the t-mobile website says it is on back order. Best Buy website mentions pick-up available Friday.

The apple store doesn’t even mention pickup availability.

I wanted to get it through t-mobile, but you couldn’t order it through them until Friday. Then, when it showed up on their website, shipping times were already in April. :mad:
 

Cirlonde

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UPS Tracking is convinced that my iPad Mini 5 will be here tomorrow, Wednesday the 27th. It's currently showing as in Anchorage. The Apple order page also now shows 3/27 delivery. When I initially ordered shortly after they were announced, Apple said it would be here 3/29-4/2. All that to say...it might not hurt to check for in-store availability tomorrow.
 

Avenger

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Well, I guess this store manager's calendar was wrong then. :rolleyes::p:rolleyes: Whatever, man.
Not pointing the finger or anything. I was in 2 different stores by chance and they both told me Friday. But you can be right. Usually, Apple doesn't undermine the person who ordered online by putting it in store before the first delivery date. But now you read people say they may get their package on Wednesday so you never know. Apple should have announced the in-store date in their press release really.
 
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kazmac

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Any place but here or there....
Not pointing the finger or anything. I was in 2 different stores by chance and they both told me Friday. But you can be right. Usually, Apple doesn't undermine the person who ordered online by putting it in store before the first delivery date. But now you read people say they may get their package on Wednesday so you never know. Apple should have announced the in-store date in their press release really.
No worries, rough day yesterday so I did not mean to sound defensive. And you could be right too: the store leader told me Friday this morning so even the people at this store are tripped up.:confused:

So I’ll check before I leave for work tomorrow and if it’s Friday that’s fine.:)

We can agree that we all want it before Friday ;)

I hope you and everyone enjoy their Mini.
 

caoimhe

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A local Best Buy is selling them today but I had Apple gift cards to use. Now waiting for my order to turn up, whatever day that turns out to be!
 
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